Strong rise of Polish core inflation in September reflects regulated price effects and the impact of strong fiscal stimulus on consumption, analysts say.
The fast-rising second wave of infections is threatening to overwhelm the country’s healthcare system.
More expensive services resulted from companies transferring costs of heightened sanitary standards onto consumers, as well as an outflow of foreign workers.
Poland and Russia look set for a lengthy and arduous legal dispute, after Polish antimonopoly watchdog UOKiK last week slapped Kremlin-run gas supplier Gazprom with a $7.6bn fine for going ahead with the Nord Stream 2 pipeline without its consent
After two and half decades as members of the EU, the leading four Central European countries of Czechia, Hungary, Poland and Romania are pulling ahead of their peers, but remain vulnerable thanks to their reliance on the automotive sector.
Poland's Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) inched up 0.2 points to 50.8 in September, but the rebound that began in July is fading.
CEE economies have weathered the crisis better than their western peers, but a second wave threatens to stifle demand and add to political volatility.
The EU’s credibility was on the line as delegates met on October 1 in Brussels for a two-day summit to discuss a slew of headaches plaguing the Union.
Central and much of Southeast Europe have seen new COVID-19 cases soar amid autumn second wave.
Tensions within ruling coalition prompted Kaczynski to take up first official government position, which is likely to shift balance within cabinet.
Poland recorded 1,326 new coronavirus cases on September 29, the third consecutive day when 1,300 cases were confirmed.
Pricing puts the offering’s valuation at PLN8.1bn, one of the biggest-ever IPOs on the Warsaw bourse.
The coronavirus pandemic has had a seismic effect on the real estate sector, and the office segment is no exception.
Poland’s last two coal mines will cease operations in 2049, according to an agreement reached by the country’s powerful mining unions and the right-wing populist government.
Warsaw has proposed that coal’s share in electricity generation will fall to 37-56% in 2030 and then to just 11-28% in 2040. Miners flatly reject the plan.
Poland’s top online retailer and auction portal Allegro set the maximum price of PLN43 (€9.59) per share for its debut on the Warsaw Stock Exchange.
Innovation in electric batteries is central to electromobility and the transition to the green economy, but European firms have so far lagged behind their peers from East Asia.
After dynamic production increases to meet pent up demand in May-July, the growth in industrial production in August was well below consensus.